More stories about Products

  • Upping the Ante

    There’s a lot of talk about how the economy, consumer attitudes and the Internet have put added pressure on industry professionals.

  • A Flamingo in the Pelican State

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business.

  • Pellet Power

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • State of the Market

    As long as there are pools and spas, there will be chemicals to help treat them.

  • Keeping Tabs on Chemical Pricing

    When suppliers announced they were raising the price of muriatic acid last fall, many retailers reluctantly followed suit.

  • Protect and Serve

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • Preventing Saltwater Problems

    Scale, stains and cloudy water are the most common challenges with saltwater pools — but only if they are not maintained correctly.

  • AquaStar Sues Hayward

    AquaStar Pool Products of San Diego has filed a lawsuit accusing Hayward Industries of engaging in anticompetitive practices

  • Sitting Pretty

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business

  • Calcium Phosphate Scale

    Though calcium phosphate scale is a newly discovered problem for the swimming pool industry, it has long been recognized in the boiler industry, where the practice of using polyphosphonates to control calcium carbonate scale is often used.